Monthly Archives: September 2017

Third Day of MQ Technical Conference

T.Rob Wyatt presenting ‘MQ Automation: Config Management using Amazon S3’ session: Rob Parker presenting the ‘Planning for MQ in the Cloud’ session: Barry Lamkin presenting the ‘The top ten issues in IBM MQ and IIB’ session: Lunch: Mark Taylor presenting the ‘Using Open Source solutions to monitor your queue managers’ session: Afternoon desserts: Tim Zielke […]

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Bats of a Feather Session at MQ Technical Conference

There were 10 people who summoned the courage to get up and tell a horror story: Srinivasa Babu Purushothaman Dave Van Doren John Edelmann Curt Dolny Bryan Alison Steven Truax Robin Wiley Robert Johnson Glen Brumbaugh Doyle Leabch   And the winners were (right to left): Dave Van Doren Doyle Leabch John Edelmann Regards, Roger […]

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Second Day of MQ Technical Conference

Rob Parker presenting ‘MQ Security – An Overview & Recap MQ’s Various Security Features’ session: Paul Clarke presenting ‘Introduction to MQ Clients’ session: Glen Brumbaugh & Rob Lee presenting ‘MQ & MQ MFT and How They Work in Tandem’ session: Matt Whitehead presenting ‘MQ Hybrid Cloud Architectures’ session: Sam Goulden presenting ‘MQ Appliance – HA […]

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First Day of MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7

Opening Remarks: Selfie – my first ever!: Mark Taylor presenting ‘What’s New in IBM Messaging’ session: MQ Labs: Lunch: Afternoon desserts – ice cream social: Doyle Leabch & Cindy Gregoire presenting ‘IIB v10 Differentiators’ session: David Richards presenting ‘Update on the MQ Portfolio’ session: Monday evening in the Vendor Pavilion: Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Sunday at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7

Sorry for the delay in getting the MQTC pictures posted but it has been a very busy. This year’s attendance is up by 5% over last year’s conference. 🙂 Registration & Welcome Social for MQTC v2.0.1.7: And everybody got a bag of cool (hopefully) swag: Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Java 9 Released

Oracle has just released Java 9. https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/whatsnew/toc.htm#JSNEW-GUID-C23AFD78-C777-460B-8ACE-58BE5EA681F6 Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today’s demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applicationsrequire. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM Open Sources Their Own JVM As Eclipse OpenJ9

IBM has open sourced their JVM implementation (called J9) as OpenJ9. The community now has an alternative implementation of Java which has been well tested on enterprise workloads and hardware. https://www.eclipse.org/openj9/index.html Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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MQTT Message Viewer V1.2.0 Released

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQTT Message Viewer V1.2.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQTT Message Viewer. MQTT Message Viewer is an MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) client that connects to an MQTT Broker. MQTT is a machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity protocol. MQTT Message […]

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Equifax Hired a Music Major as the Company’s Chief Security Officer

Here’s a shocking article stating that Equifax CEO Richard Smith hired Susan Mauldin as Equifax’s Chief Security Officer. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master of fine arts degree in music composition from the University of Georgia. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/equifax-ceo-hired-a-music-major-as-the-companys-chief-security-officer-2017-09-15 Many years ago, I got a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and have worked my whole […]

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2 Weeks until MQ Technical Conference

MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7 (MQTC) is 2 weeks away – September 25 to September 27, 2017 at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, Ohio. MQTC will offer 71 technical sessions and 15 vendor sessions that are designed to enhance the skills of IT professionals who are using IBM MQ on AIX, HP-UX, IBM i (OS/400), Linux, Solaris, […]

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